||Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability.
- 1.1 - Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements, risk assessments, workshop manuals, technical service bulletins, parts manuals and manufacturers' information.
- 1.2 - Comply with information and/or instructions derived from risk assessments and method statements.
- 1.3 - Describe the organisational procedures developed to report and rectify inappropriate information and unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.
- 1.4 - Describe different types of information, their source and how they are interpreted in relation to:
- drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements, risk assessments, workshop manuals, technical service bulletins, parts manuals, manufacturers' information and current regulations associated with the inspection, examination and test of plant and machinery.
||Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability.
- 2.1 - Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents and health hazards, whilst working:
- in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with materials and substances, with movement/storage of materials and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.
- 2.2 - Describe the organisational security procedures for tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to site, workplace, company and operative.
- 2.3 - Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is responsible for making reports.
||Maintain safe and healthy working practices when inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability.
- 3.1 - Use health and safety control equipment and access equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity in accordance with current legislation and organisational requirements when inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability.
- 3.2 - Comply with information relating to specific risks to health when inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability.
- 3.3 - Explain why and when health and safety control equipment, identified by the principles of protection, should be used, relating inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability and the types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation and general work environment, in relation to:
- collective protective measures
- personal protective equipment (PPE)
- respiratory protective equipment (RPE)
- local exhaust ventilation (LEV).
- 3.4 - Describe how the relevant health and safety control equipment should be used in accordance with the given instructions.
- 3.5 - Describe how emergencies should be responded to in accordance with organisational authorisation and personal skills when involved with fires, spillages, injuries and other task-related hazards.
||Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to inspect plant or machinery for operational serviceability.
- 4.1 - Select resources associated with own work in relation to materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and consumables.
- 4.2 - Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability, limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation to:
- inspection equipment
- hand tools, portable powered tools, specialist tools and equipment.
- 4.3 - Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how problems associated with the resources are reported.
- 4.4 - Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed and how they are used for the selection of required resources.
- 4.5 - Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and methods of work.
- 4.6 - Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage associated with the method/procedure to inspect plant and machinery for operational serviceability.
||Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability.
- 5.1 - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in accordance with safe working practices and organisational procedures.
- 5.2 - Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.
- 5.3 - Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.
- 5.4 - Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other occupations and adverse weather conditions.
- 5.5 - Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely in accordance with environmental responsibilities, organisational procedures, manufacturers' information, statutory regulations and official guidance.
||Complete the work within the allocated time when inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability.
- 6.1 - Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time.
- 6.2 - Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:
- types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times
- organisational procedures for reporting circumstances which will affect the work programme.
||Comply with the given contract information to inspect plant or machinery for operational serviceability to the required specification.
- 7.1 - Demonstrate the following work skills when inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability:
- inspecting, checking, recording and reporting.
- 7.2 - Complete the following inspections to given working instructions:
- routine checks, daily, weekly
- periodic e.g. monthly, annual, number, hours run
- pre-use, delivery
- post-use, return, off hire.
- 7.3 - Record and report results and findings of inspection using the appropriate method, in accordance with given working instructions.
- 7.4 - Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, specialist tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment.
- 7.5 - Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used when inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability.
- 7.6 - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:
– identify inspection criteria
– conduct inspections, daily/weekly, periodic (monthly, annual, number and hours run), pre-use and post-use and returned items
– identify the difference between test, inspection and thorough examination
– check the calibration of inspection tools and equipment
– use specialist inspection equipment and test and diagnostic aids.
- 7.7 - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:
– identify deterioration, damage, excess wear and leaks
– identify non-critical defects
– identify critical defects
– classify the serviceability of plant and machinery
– consider plant and machinery life expectancy
– report findings
– use hand tools, portable power tools, specialist tools and equipment
– work at height
– use access equipment
– complete and maintain records.
- 7.8 - Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively communicate within a team inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability.
- 7.9 - Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability.